Volunteering Together

Why donít you do some good while you travel? Greed is out, giving is in. And while charity begins at home, it can be just as rewarding if youíre not in your own backyard.

Marriott New Orleans: As visitors are motivated by a desire to help the city rebuild, the Marriott and Renaissance Hotels designed a New Orleans vacation package offering guests the opportunity to lend a helping hand.

Rates from: $159-$259
Valid Through: October 29, 2009

The New Orleans Hotel Package includes:
  • Care Concierge Ė Once reservations are confirmed, the Care Concierge will provide recommendations via email on local volunteer organizations for guests who want to help
  • Donation to Local Charity - $50 of package rate will be donated to Habitat for Humanity to help in the revitalization of the Big Easy
  • Goodies for Do-Gooding Ė Guests will be armed with breakfast to help keep them fueled throughout the day
Loews Coronado Bay Resort in San Diego: partnered with the California State Parks and California State Parks Foundation to help preserve and maintain the Silver Strand State Beach, a rare and magnificent coastal habitat that is located just steps away from the resort. To help protect this spectacular stretch of beach and bay, Loews Coronado Bay Resort added a one-percent Environmental Fee to its guestroom rates. One-hundred percent of all funds collected are allocated to the California State Parks Foundation and made available to California State Parks to preserve the Silver Strandís natural and cultural resources. Since its inception, Loews Coronado Bay Resort has donated more than $300,000 to the Foundation.

Loews Coronado Bay Resortís Volunteer Vacation package includes:

One-night stay in deluxe accommodations at Loews Coronado Bay Resort

Fun and interactive tour of the Silver Strandís fragile plants, animals, birds, mudflats and sand dunes with a State Park Environmental Educator

A volunteer activity, including a coastal beach clean-up or restoration project, depending on the nesting season

Two complimentary Loews Lunch Boxes to enjoy after the tour

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